Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Search ends in Possession charges; Overnight Felony Arrests

04-07-10 Search ends in Possession charges; Overnight Felony Arrests

04-07-10 Search ends in Possession charges; Overnight Felony Arrests

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    Arrested: Denise M. Parks, 24, No Known Address

    Charges:Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Prescription Medications)(F), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m), Probation Violation Charges

Boise Police assisted Idaho Probation and Parole Agents as they performed a 4th Amendment waiver search at a hotel on the 8000 block of Overland Road yesterday (April 6th) at approximately 10:00 p.m. A search of the room revealed several small baggies with Meth residue in them, glass pipes containing residue, glass pipes and prescription medications. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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    Arrested: Benjamin R. Westover, 31, Boise

    Charges:  Forgery (F), Grand Theft (F), Drawing checks Without Funds (F)

    Boise Police arrested Benjamin Westover yesterday (April 6th) after a detailed investigation into several forged and fraudulent checks that have been passed at local banks. Evidence indicates the suspect was involved in several forgeries and frauds starting in March of this year. Detectives believe the suspect has defrauded victims out of more than $8,000. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information